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Facebook clones Snapchat again
Facebook's latest Snapchat clone is alive.
You might be getting a sense of deja vu with this news because doesn't Facebook already have a bunch of Snapchat clones?
That's because the company does.
Snapchat is well known for its stories feature with updates that disappear after 24 hours.
Facebook has brought a similar feature to Instagram with Instagram stories.
Its [INAUDIBLE] is like you post a bunch of photos and videos that disappear after a day.
Then there is something called Messenger Day found in Facebook Messenger.
It lets friends see photos and videos which disappear after 24 hours.
Then there is another [INAUDIBLE] within WhatsApp which also owned by Facebook.
Sl that brings us to now.
Facebook stories is a new feature of the Facebook app Guess what it does?
It lets you post videos and photos that disappear after a day.
Stories won't appear on your timeline or news feed, unless you post them there too.
In Facebook stories, users can add filters or masks to pictures and vids.
The new camera features will come this week and be found by tapping on the camera icon or swiping right from the news feed.
Facebook also said it's partnering with movie studios And will bring masks from films like Alien Covenant, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume Two, and others.
In the future Facebook users will get the ability to create their own effects with the Facebook camera.
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